"We used to build civilisation.
Now we build shopping malls."
BILL BRYSON
 
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Buy Nothing New Month Poster

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www.brotherhoodstores.com

www.storyofstuff.com
Consumption 101. An easy way to understand the impact of what we buy. This little gem went viral

www.ted.com/talks/rachel_botsman_the_case_for_collaborative_consumption.html
Learn about sharing stuff and collaborative consumption through dynamic social networks.

www.openshed.com
Rent it. Use it. Return it.

www.egaragesales.com.au

www.peoplesmarket.com.au
500 stall flea market in Melbourne

www.ted.com/talks/jessi_arrington_wearing_nothing_new.html
Jessie Arrington buys all her clothes second hand. This TED talk shows how and why.

www.grist.org
Great news globally on how people are living better, smarter and more sustainably, brought to you with style and a sense of humour

www.collaborativeconsumption.com
Collaborative Consumption, described by Time Magazine as one of the 10 ideas that will change the world. Collaborative Consumption describes the rapid explosion in swapping, sharing, bartering, trading and renting being reinvented through the latest technologies and peer-to-peer marketplaces in ways and on a scale never possible before.

www.gbd-slc.com
A hipster’s take on a simple, stylish life and how she consumes less and lives more

www.paulgilding.com
Buy Nothing New ambassador, Paul Gilding, former Global head Greenpeace’s new book the Great Disruption: how we need to transform the global economy.

www.reestore.com

check out some serious smart new uses for old things…up-cycled furniture in UK

www.dosomething.net.au
Jon Dee aka Planet Ark

www.noimpactman.com
A liberal New Yorker who tries to reduce his impact on the environment to nothing, dragging his baby daughter and Prada-wearing, Four Seasons–loving wife along for the ride.

www.garagesaletrail.com.au
love a garage sale? This is the ultimate!

www.coolaustralia.org - fantastic resource for kids to learn about living sustainably.

www.threadswap.com.au
designer duds FREE? Yup, swapping IS the new shopping. But don’t get carried away. First call is always ‘do I need it?’

www.1millionwomen.com.au

www.grist.org/list/2012-01-04-this-guy-only-owns-15-things
This guy owns only 15 things.

www.mucke.com.au
Mucke (Melbourne) upcycling old garments into stylish 'new' ones.

www.paris99.net
Upmarket vintage designer clothing from around the world.

www.refashioner.com
ReFashioner is a curated consignment store where the shoppers supply the exquisite merchandize, chic collaborative consumption!

www.myyearwithoutclothesshopping.com
Jill Chivers, a former compulsive shopper teaches how to reduce wasteful shopping and get your life back on track.

www.handmakersfactory.com.au
Online Melbourne community for sewing, remaking and extending the life of our existing stuff

www.GreenMatch.co.uk